Several times a month, our Atlanta Ronald McDonald Houses are visited by a very special group of volunteers. These four-legged friends are known as Happy Tails. These dogs, cats and rabbits travel around the Atlanta area to local hospitals, nursing homes, special-needs programs, and many other locations to serve as therapy animals for children and families. The mission of this non-profit organization is to “share the unconditional love of pets with people of all ages […]

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Calling all Atlanta RMHC families affected by childhood cancer: We have a special event we’d love for you to attend! Rides To Remember is a fun Saturday morning taking place on June 10, 2017 when kids affected by cancer (battling, in remission, seeking treatment, and their siblings) can come for a ride in an exotic car. The event is put on by Ferrari Maserati at Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP)! Kids and their families can register […]

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Volunteering at our Houses is something the women of the Greater Atlanta Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae love because they believe in the power of togetherness. Their sorority’s motto, “We live for each other,” echoes Ronald McDonald House Charities’ mission of keeping families close when it matters most. They love playing a small part in the journey of each family they meet while volunteering. Taco bars, soups, sandwiches, and Sunday brunches are just a few of […]

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The Atlanta Hot Chocolate Race on Jan. 21, 2017 brought out more than 12,000 runners to downtown Atlanta for the 5k and 15k races. This year was the first year in the race’s new venue, Centennial Olympic Park. Runners enjoyed the scenic park and city views at the new location. This year was extra special for Atlanta RMHC because one of our families, the Halstead family, shared their story with all the runners and spectators […]

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DID YOU KNOW? Money raised from a Shamrock Shake promotion helped open the 1st Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia in 1979. From March 11–17 McDonald’s will donate 25¢ from every Shamrock product to Ronald McDonald House Charities! Since first launching in the U.S. in 1970, the Shamrock Shake has built an almost cult-like following. Fans eagerly await its annual return to the menu for those magical few weeks leading up to the St. Patrick’s Day […]

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